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Table 1 Entomological Inoculation Rate (EIR) and Human Biting Rate (HBR) observed in intervention area and the control

From: Good performances but short lasting efficacy of Actellic 50 EC Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) on malaria transmission in Benin, West Africa

Variables Treated districts Control % reduction
(Tanguiéta, Kouandé) (Copargo)
Total 35 306 -
Person night 64 32 -
HBR 0,55 9,56 94,25
S% 0,03 0,22 -
EIR (b/m/n) 0,016 2,11 99,24
EIR/month 0,48 63,3 -
  1. S% = Sporozoite index.
  2. HBR = Human Bite Rate.
  3. EIR (b/m/n) = Entomological Inoculating Rate (infected bite/man/night).